Chiropractic and Medical Treatment Comparison for Acute Low Back Pain

The Outcomes and Costs of Care for Acute Low Back Pain among Patients Seen by Primary Care Practitioners, Chiropractors, and Orthopedic Surgeons Timothy S. Carey, M.D., M.P.H., Joanne Garrett, Ph.D., Anne Jackman, M.S.W., Curtis McLaughlin, D.B.A., John Fryer, Ph.D., Douglas R. Smucker, M.D., M.P.H., for The North Carolina Back Pain Project Background: Patients with back…